Alexandra B. Morshed, PhD, MS


Titles and Roles

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
Research Program
Cancer Prevention and Control


Alexandra B. Morshed, PhD, MS, is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education at Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University. Dr. Morshed is an implementation scientist with a substantive focus on prevention of weight-related chronic diseases (e.g., cancer), and a methodological focus on systems science methods. She has more than 10 years of experience in public health research and practice, primarily focused on implementing interventions in vulnerable populations, policy translation, and capacity building and knowledge expansion in dissemination and implementation science.

Dr. Morshed is a member of the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program and the Intervention Development, Dissemination, and Implementation Shared Resource at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University.


Dr. Morshed carried out her doctoral and postdoctoral training at Washington University in St. Louis and earned a master of science from Wageningen University in the Netherlands.


Dr. Morshed's research largely utilizes a dissemination and implementation lens based on the recognition that research-to-practice gaps exist and contribute to disease prevalence and disparities.


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